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Bronze statuette of a votary

Period:
Late Bronze Age or Modern
Date:
ca. 1600 B.C. or later
Culture:
Minoan
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 7 13/16 in. (19.8 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Bequest of Walter C. Baker, 1971
Accession Number:
1972.118.45
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Close examination of the patina of this figure indicates that it may be a modern forgery.
von Bothmer, Dietrich and René d'Harnoncourt. 1950. Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities: An Exhibition from the Collection of Walter Cummings Baker, Esq. no. 1, p. 7, pl. 1, New York: Walter Cummings Baker.

Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1979. Greek Art of the Aegean Islands. no. 46, p. 92, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Lempesē, Angelikē. 2002. To hiero tou Hermē kai tēs Aphroditēs stē Symē Viannou. III Ta Chalkina Anthropomorpha Eidolia, Vol. 3. pp. 42-3, fig. 10, Athens: Hē en Athēnais Archaiologikē Hetaireia.

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